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Henry C. Jensen Correspondence

 Collection — Box: JM Multi Small 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: JM009

Scope and Contents

Four letters written by James A. Michener to Henry C. Jensen between 1941 and 1949. The letters touch on Micheners views of the War, his decision to enlist, military life and duties, education in time of war and after, gender differences, the town of Greeley (Colo.), his work as an editor at Macmillan, and friendships.


  • 1941-1949
  • Existence: 1998


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. For more information contact James A. Michener Library, Archival Services Department, University of Northern Colorado, campus Box 48, Greeley, CO 80639, Phone: (970) 351-2854, E-mail:

Biographical / Historical

Henry C. Jensen and his wife, Pauline Curley, were students at Colorado State College of Education. During the 1940-1941 school year, they both took "Man in His Social World," a class that was taught by James A. Michener and required for sophomores. Jensen was the Principal of Greeley High School (now Greeley Central High School) from 1950 to 1955.


1.00 Folder(s) (Series 1: Correspondence)

Language of Materials



Correspondence from James A. Michener to Henry C. Jensen, a former student of James A.Michener student at Colorado State College of Education (now the University of Northern Colorado).


This collection is organized into a single series: Series 1: Correspondence

Henry C. Jensen Correspondence
Melissa Gurney
February 18, 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639